April 27, 2011 08:32 ET

AtHoc Receives Unified Communications® Magazine's 2010 Product of the Year Award

AtHoc's Innovative Unified Emergency Mass Notification Software Recognized for Leadership, Exceptional Innovation

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 27, 2011) - AtHoc's Innovative Unified Emergency Mass Notification Software Recognized for Leadership, Exceptional Innovation

AtHoc, Inc., the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency mass notification systems (EMNS), today announced that its flagship product, AtHoc IWSAlerts™ emergency mass notification solution, has been selected as Unified Communications magazine's 2010 Product of the Year.

"A recent integration with the Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) marks the first Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) integration with a network-centric mass notification system," said David Box, Director of Marketing for AtHoc. "This unique capability will enable VoIP phones to becomes a vital component of a pervasive emergency mass notification system. AtHoc IWSAlerts with Cisco integration is an outstanding example of innovative enterprise-class software that has been successfully used to ensure public safety."

When integrated with CUCM, AtHoc IWSAlerts will integrate an organization's emergency alerting system with Cisco Unified Communications Manager, transforming Cisco IP phones into an indoor public address system on every desk so they can be used to notify personnel if the need arises.

"AtHoc has proven they are committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace. Unified Communications is pleased to grant a 2010 Product of the Year Award for AtHoc IWSAlerts," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "We're proud to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from AtHoc in the future."

Product of the Year Award winners are published in the April 2011 issue of Unified Communications magazine.

About Unified Communications magazine
Launched in July 2007, Unified Communications magazine is devoted to educating enterprise decision makers on why and how they need to deploy unified communications (UC) solutions. Every issue of Unified Communications magazine features a comprehensive news section; case studies of successful deployments and lessons learned; interviews with leading hardware and software companies; and an 'industry' section, featuring analysis of important mergers and acquisition, partnerships and a Wall Street perspective on the unified communications market. Unified Communications has a readership of 100,000. For more information, please visit

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, NGN and InfoTECH Spotlight magazines., which is read by 2 million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. For more information about TMC, visit

About AtHoc
AtHoc is the pioneer and recognized leader in providing network-centric emergency mass notification systems to military, homeland security, government and commercial organizations. AtHoc's products are used for physical security, force protection, personnel accountability, recall and regulatory compliance. Millions of end-users worldwide, in organizations such as the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Veteran Affairs, UCLA, Microsoft, Boeing and Raytheon rely on AtHoc's unified notification systems for their emergency alerting and critical communication needs. AtHoc has partnered with market leaders including Microsoft, Cisco, Dell, Harris, Siemens, Northrop Grumman, MIR3, Lockheed Martin and others to bring these notification solutions to the public and commercial markets.

For more information on AtHoc, please visit

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